• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Writing and Rhetoric program from University of Central Florida provides students with in-depth training in the interrelated fields of writing, rhetoric, and literacy studies, preparing them for a range of writing-focused jobs that involve the analysis, creation, editing, adaptation, and/or coordination of written, digital, and multimedia texts.

About

The Writing and Rhetoric program from University of Central Florida provides a dynamic incubator for artistic explorations of every kind, from literature to philosophy, fine arts to digital media and theater to music. You’ll explore your boundaries in state-of-the-art facilities, develop your talents under the guidance of faculty who practice what they teach and learn real-world lessons through cooperative community partnerships.

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students must earn at least a “C+” (2.25) in each required course.
  • Students should consult with a departmental advisor of the Writing and Rhetoric program from University of Central Florida.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement consists of at least 18 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF Writing and Rhetoric Department.
  • Courses designated in General Education Program and Common Program Prerequisites are usually completed in the first 60 hours.
  • Students must earn a minimum 2.5 GPA in coursework used to satisfy the major.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing and Rhetoric Foundations 
  • Rhetorical Traditions
  • Cultural Rhetorics 
  • Literacy and Technology 
  • Topics in Writing & Literacy Studies
  • Writing Across Difference

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Official high school or home-school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT score
  • Official college transcript (an initial transcript for application review, as well as a final copy once all college coursework is completed and degree is posted), if applicable
  • Official GED*, AICE, AP, CLEP, IB, and TOEFL/IELTS score, if applicable
  • Application essay (strongly encouraged but not required)
  • $30 nonrefundable application fee
  • Completed online application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    748 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 748 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    212 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 212 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orlando

  • 1111 - 1940 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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